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Allt A Choire Bhig

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Allt A Choire Bhig

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 259323

Site Number NH43SW 40

NGR NH 40786 32579

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kiltarlity And Convinth
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire


Field Visit (23 October 1997)

A burnt mound, on a grassy terrace to the S of the Allt a' Choire Bhig. The burnt mound is set on the SE edge of a boggy hollow. It is kidney-shaped on plan, opening towards the SW, and it measures 8.8m from NW to SE by 4.9m transversely and up to 0.6m in height. Lifting a turf revealed heat-shattered stones in a matrix of blackened soil.

(URQ97 472)

Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 23 October 1997


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